One person has died from injuries suffered in a rural Cedar Falls crash Thursday afternoon.

Black Hawk County sheriff's deputies responded to the single-vehicle accident in the 7500 block of Leversee Road shortly after 1 PM. Authorities said the northbound vehicle left the road and entered the east ditch, ejecting the driver and lone occupant.

Officials identified the victim as Gilmore Taiber, 17, of Janesville.

Taiber was taken to UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital in Waterloo to be treated for life-threatening injuries, officials said. He later died at the hospital.

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